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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Springfield, MA – A new course coming this fall to the UMass Center will help healthcare professionals enhance their language skills.  “Spanish for Healthcare Professions” will be offered at the Center beginning in September. 

“We have a significant Latino population in Western Massachusetts and its essential that healthcare professionals be able to communicate with these residents,”... Read more

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Jesús Palacios of the University of Seville, Spain, will give a talk “Adoptive Parenting: Navigating the Calm and Rough Waters” at the UMass Center at Springfield on Friday, May 19 at 9 a.m.

The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion in which Palacios and local adoptive parents and professionals discuss best evidence-informed practices.

This event is free and open to the... Read more

Friday, April 28, 2017

The UMass Amherst Libraries recently announced undergraduate outreach librarian Annette M. Vadnais’ participation in the University of Massachusetts’ College Matters for U program. In October 2014, the UMass Center at Springfield launched College Matters for U as part of... Read more

Thursday, April 6, 2017

By Dan Glaun (dglaun@masslive.com)

Dr. H. Gilbert Welch has little time for conventional wisdom on medical testing.

Mammograms can be harmful, he says; prostate cancer screenings can lead to unnecessary surgeries, risking complications for no medical benefit.

Welch, at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice... Read more

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, MA - Multimedia, dynamic, vibrant art is coming to Downtown Springfield today from 4:30 - 6pm– in unexpected spaces. The Springfield Central Cultural District’s (SCCD) Art Stop program will feature three artists in the UMass Center at Springfield, 1550 Main Street and New England Public Radio (NEPR). Residents, neighbors, and employees are invited to join in the free celebration... Read more

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

By Kristen Linnartz, WWLP.com

SPRINGFIELD – The UMass Amherst School of Nursing held a networking event to raise awareness for National Alcohol Screening Day.

School nurses, psychologists, and nursing faculty gathered at the UMass Center at Tower Square in Springfield. They shared their experiences screening students for substance abuse in order to prevent addiction.

One... Read more

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Multimedia, dynamic, vibrant art is coming to Downtown Springfield – in unexpected spaces. The Springfield Central Cultural District’s Art Stop program, at 4:30-6 PM on Wednesday, April 5, will feature three artists in 1550 Main Street, New England Public Radio (NEPR), and UMass Springfield. Residents, neighbors, and employees are invited to join in the free celebration to enjoy art, food,... Read more

Monday, March 27, 2017

AMHERST, Mass. – Beginning in August, the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing’s accelerated bachelor’s in nursing will be taught at the UMass Center at Springfield in Tower Square.

The 17-month program, designed for students with bachelor’s degrees in other... Read more

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

By Shira Schoenberg (sschoenberg@repub.com)

Leaders from the Massachusetts Senate will be visiting Western Massachusetts for a day as part of a statewide listening tour.  The Commonwealth Conversations tour will come to the region on March 28.

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